From his T-shirt to his funny, raw confessions, he ignores classical rituals
Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
Stripped of Grizzly Bear’s layers, Rossen has singer-songwriting strength
The Proms’ occasional forays towards pop found the Pet Shop Boys already writing their tribute to Alan Turing, A Man From the Future. It was deemed perfect for this Late Night Prom, alongside two supporting pieces.
There’s internal rhyme and reason to the Canadian musician's set
While venue's enormity means rapper's words are lost on the crowd, but charisma and personality still shine throu3gh
Blazing sunshine and lower-than-11 volumes do their best to rein in the metal on the festival's hard-rock day
If only more gigs could be like this: in a human-sized, modest yet luxurious popular palace such as Brockley’s hidden gem the Rivoli, London’s last surviving 1950s ballroom.
Paul Heaton’s back with former Beautiful South singer Jacqui Abbott – and things are looking up
Nick Hasted looks at how they are driven by a burning desire to keep on entertaining fans despite risking ridicule
Augustines have stayed intimate, and true to themselves
William Onyeabor released eight albums and then disappeared. As Damon Albarn and others bring his sound to a new audience, where is its creator?
The farewell might often be false, but as bands from Cream to LCD Soundsystem prove, final gigs hold a special place in rock history
Brixton Academy, London